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Joe Namath

Beaver Falls Hometown Hall of Famer

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel
1. Joe Namath Marker
Inscription. Namath played 13 seasons in the American Football League and the National Football League for the New York Jets and the Los Angeles Rams as an All-pro quarterback. Widely considered to be one of the best quarterbacks to play the game. "Broadway Joe" as he was nicknamed, was a five-time All Star in the American Football League and 1972 All-Pro selection in the National Football League. During his professional career he led the Jets to an American Football League Championship in 1968 and a victory in Super Bowl III the following year.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Allstate are proud to recognize Beaver Falls as the official "Hometown" for Joe Namath and keep the legacy of one of footballs greats in "Good Hands" by dedicating this plaque on September 10, 2011.
 
Erected 2011 by Pro Football Hall of Fame and Allstate.
 
Location. 40° 45.241′ N, 80° 19.183′ W. Marker is in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 7th Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18) and 13th Street. Touch for map. Located at the Carnegie Free Library. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver Falls PA 15010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the
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By Mike Wintermantel
2. Joe Namath Marker
crow flies. The Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Union Drawn Steel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Second Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Patterson Heights Incline (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grove Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Ingram-Richardson Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal System (approx. 1.2 miles away); Geneva College (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver Falls.
 
Categories. Sports
 
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By Walter Iooss, Sports Illustrated, January 12, 1969
3. Joe Namath
After winning Super Bowl III.
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By Unknown, September 4, 2003
4. Joe Namath
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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